Dr.G. Maduraiveeran


Research Assistant Professor


  • M.Sc., (Chemistry) (2005) - Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Ph.D., (Chemistry) (2010) - Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Professional Experience

  • Postdoctoral Researcher (2011 - 2013) - The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2013 - 2015) - Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (2015 - 2017) - Lakehead University,  Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • Research Assistant Professor (2017 - Till Date) - Research Institute, Department of Chemistry, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu, India

Awards & Honours

  • Research Fellow, Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre, Chennai, India (2007)
  • Council of Scientific Industrial Research - Senior Research Fellowship, New Delhi, India (2009)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, The Ohio State Universtiy, USA (2011)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Lakehead University, Canada (2013)
  • Emerging Scientist Award - Annual Research and Innovation Week, Lakehead University, Canada  (2014)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Lakehead University, Canada (2015)
  • Third Place/NSERC-CIHR Category - Postdoctoral Fellow Presentation Competition, Annual Research and Innovation Week, Lakehead University, Canada (2015)
  • Second Place - Postdoctoral Fellow Presentation Competition, 12th Annual Research and Innovation Week, Lakehead University, Canada (2017)
  • Advanced Functional Nanomaterials: Development of Synthetic Strategies; Surface Characterizations & Applications.
  • Surface Chemistry: Assembly of Metal Nanoparticles; Biomolecules Interactions & SPR Sensors; Modified Electrodes: Electrocatalysis; Electroanalysis
  • Chemical Sensor Systems: Optical and Electrochemical Methods; High-temperature Gas Sensors; Potentiometric/Chemiresistive Methods; p-type and n-type Metal Oxides; Environmental, Food, Automotive Industrial & Biomedical Applications.
  • Energy Systems: Development of Electrodes & Testing for Energy Conversion & Storage Applications.
  • Metal Dissolution: Mechanism on Dissolution and Residue Formation; Residue Quantification & Refinery Industrial Applications.
  • "My research interests involve the design of functional nanomaterials for the development of chemical/electrochemical sensor/biosensor platforms and electrochemical energy systems".

Group Leader: Dr. G. Maduraiveeran

Present Student: Mr. R. Ramkumar (M.Sc., Chemistry)


  • NO Sensor and Sensor Systems, P. K. Dutta, C. Sun, G. Maduraiveeran,  US Patent 2015, 9,217,721. (Royalty from Spirometrix, USA,

Journal Publications

  • G. Maduraiveeran and R. Ramaraj, Gold Nanoparticles Embedded in Silica Sol-Gel Matrix as an Amperometric Sensor for Hydrogen Peroxide, J. Electroanal. Chem. 2007, 608, 52-58. (HOT ARTICLE)
  • G. Maduraiveeran and R. Ramaraj, A Facile Electrochemical Sensor Designed from Gold Nanoparticles Embedded in Three-Dimensional Sol-Gel Network for Concurrent Detection of Toxic Chemicals, Electrochem. Commun. 2007, 9, 2051-2055.
  • G. Maduraiveeran and R. Ramaraj, Potential Sensing Platform of Silver Nanoparticles Embedded Silicate Shell for Nitroaromatic Compounds, Anal. Chem. 2009, 81, 7552-7560.
  • R. Ramaraj and G. Maduraiveeran, Metal Nanoparticles Embedded Polymer Matrix Modified Electrodes for Direct Electrocatalysis and Electrochemical Sensor,  in “Nanostructured Materials for Electrochemical Biosensors”, S.-M. Chen (Editor), NOVA Publishers, NY, USA, 2009, ISBN: 978-1-60741-706-4.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, V. Tamilmani and R. Ramaraj, Silver Quantum Dots for Selective Detection of Mercuric Ions, Curr. Sci. 2011, 100, 199-204.
  • G. Maduraiveeran and R. Ramaraj, Silver Nanoparticles Embedded in Amine-Functionalized Silicate Sol-Gel Network Assembly for Sensing Cysteine, Adenosine and NADH, J. Nanopart. Res. 2011, 13, 4267-4276.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, P. Manivasakan and R. Ramaraj, Silver Nanoparticles Embedded Three Dimensional Silicate Sol-Gel Matrix Modified Electrode for Sensor Application, Int. J. Nanotech. 2011, 8, 925-934.
  • G. Maduraiveeran and R. Ramaraj, Silver Nanoparticles Embedded in Functionalized Silicate Sol-Gel Network Film as Optical Sensor for the Detection of Biomolecules, J. Anal. Chem. 2013, 68, 241-248.
  • C. Sun, G. Maduraiveeran and P.K. Dutta, Nitric Oxide Sensors Using Combination of p- and n-type Semiconducting Oxides and  its  Application for Detecting NO in Human Breath, Sens. Actuators B: Chemical 2013, 186, 117-125.
  • C.W. Chang, G. Maduraiveeran, J.C. Xu, G.W. Hunter and P.K. Dutta, Design, Fabrication, and Testing of MEMS-based Miniaturized Potentiometric Nitric Oxide Sensors, Sens. Actuators B: Chemical 2014, 204, 183-189.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, B.-R. Adhikari and A. Chen, Nanomaterials-Based Electrochemical Detection of Chemical Contaminants, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 63741-63760.
  • G. Maduraiveeran and A. Chen, Simultaneous Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticle/Graphene Nanocomposite for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction, J. Power Sources 2015, 274, 928-936.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, M. Amiri and A. Chen, Au nanoparticle/Graphene Nanocomposite as a Platform for the Sensitive Detection of NADH in Human Urine, Biosens. Bioelectron. 2015, 66, 474-480.
  • B.-R. Adhikari, G. Maduraiveeran and A. Chen, Sensitive Detection of Acetaminophen with Graphene-Based Electrochemical Sensor, Electrochimica Acta, 2015, 162, 198-204.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, T. Lafleur, B.-R. Adhikari and A. Chen, Electrochemical Sensor Based on Carbon Nanotubes for the Simultaneous Detection of  Phenolic Pollutants, Electroanalysis, 2015, 27, 902-909.
  • W. Alammari, G. Maduraiveeran and A. Chen, Modification of TiO2 Nanotubes with PtRu/Graphene Nanocomposites for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction, ChemElectroChem, 2015, 2, 2041-2047.
  • B.-R. Adhikari, G. Maduraiveeran and A. Chen, Carbon Nanomaterials Based Electrochemical Sensors/Biosensors for the Sensitive Detection of Pharmaceutical and Biological Compounds, Sensors, 2015, 15, 22490-22508.
  • M. Maruthupandy, M. Anand, G. Maduraiveeran, et al. Electrical Conductivity Measurements of Bacterial Nanowires From Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Adv. Nat. Sci.: Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2015, 6, 45007-45014.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, B. Mao and A. Chen, Novel Cobalt Quantum Dot/Graphene Nanocomposites As Highly Efficient Electrocatalysts For Water Splitting, Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 1485–1492.
  • G Maduraiveeran, and A. Chen, Enhanced Sensing of Nitric Oxide using a Glassy Carbon Electrode Modified with a Nanocomposite  Consisting of Platinum-Tungsten Nanoparticles, Reduced Graphene Oxide and an Ionic Liquid, Microchemica Acta 2016, 183, 2879-2887.
  • M. Maruthupandy, M. Anand, G. Maduraiveeran, et al. Investigation on the Electrical Conductivity of ZnO Nanoparticles-Decorated Bacterial Nanowires, Adv. Nat. Sci.: Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 2016, 7, 045011.
  • B.R. Adhikari, G. Maduraiveeran, H. Schraft, A. Chen, Simultaneous and Sensitive Detection of Acetaminophen and Valacyclovir based on Two Dimensional Graphene Nanosheets, J Electroanal. Chem, 2016, 780, 241-248.
  • G. Maduraiveeran and R. Ramaraj, Enhanced Sensing of Mercuric Ions Based on Dinucleotide Functionalized Silver Nanoparticles, Anal. Methods, 2016, 8, 7966-7971.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, Z. Liu and A. Chen, Design and Electrochemical Study of Platinum-Based Nanomaterials for Sensitive Detection of Nitric Oxide in Biomedical Applications, Nanomaterials 2016, 6, 211 (1-16).
  • G. Maduraiveeran and R. Ramaraj, Gold Nanoparticles Based Sensing Platform of Hydrazine, Sulfite and Nitrite for Food Safety and Environmental Monitoring, J. Anal. Sci. Technol. 2017, 8, 14.
  • G. Maduraiveeran and W. Jin, Nanomaterials Based Electrochemical Sensor and Biosensor Platforms for Environmental Applications, Trends Environ. Anal. Chem. 2017, 13, 10-23.
  • W. Jin and G. Maduraiveeran, Electrochemical Detection of Chemical Pollutants based on Gold Nanomaterials, Trends Environ. Anal. Chem. 2017, 14, 28-36.
  • G Maduraiveeran, B. Mao and A. Chen, Enhanced Activity of Nanostructured Cobalt Particles for Electrochemical Water Oxidation, J. Electrochem. 2017, 3, 22.
  • M. Maruthupandy, M. Anand, G. Maduraiveeran, ASH Beevi and R.J. Priya, Fabrication of CuO Nanoparticles Coated Bacterial Nanowire Film for a High-Performance Electrochemical Conductivity, J. Mater. Sci., 2017, 52, 10766.
  • N.M. Hossain, J. Wen, SK. Konda, G. Maduraiveeran and A. Chen, Electrochemical and FTIR Spectroscopic Study of CO2 Reduction at a Nanostructured Cu/reduced Graphene Oxide Thin Film, Electrochem. Commun., 2017, 82, 16.
  • Y. Xue, G. Maduraiveeran, M. Wang, S. Zheng and W. Jin, Hierarchical Oxygen-implanted MoS2 Nanoparticle Decorated Graphene for the Non-Enzymatic Electrochemical Sensing of Hydrogen Peroxide in Alkaline Media, Talanta, 2018, 176, 397-405.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, R. Rasik, M. Sasidharan, W. Jin, Bimetallic Gold-Nickel Nanoparticles as a Sensitive Amperometric Sensing Platform for Acetaminophen in Human Serum, J. Electroanal. Chem. 2018, 808, 259-265.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, M. Sasidharan, V. Ganesan, Electrochemical Sensor and Biosensor Platforms based on Advanced Nanomaterials for Biological and Biomedical Applications, Biosens. Bioelectron. 2018, 103, 113-129.
  • G. Maduraiveeran, M. Kundu and M. Sasidharan, Electrochemical Detection of Hydrogen Peroxide based on Silver Nanoparticles via Amplified Electron Transfer Process, J. Mater. Sci. 2018, 53, 8328–8338.
  • M. Maruthupandy, M. Anand, G. Maduraiveeran, A.S.H. Beevi, R.J. Priya, Preparation and Exploration on the Electrochemical Behavior of Nickel Oxide Nanoparticles Coated Bacterial Nanowires, J. Clust. Sci. 2018, 29, 483-492.
  • W. Jin, J. Suc, S. Chen, P. Li, M.S. Moats, G. Maduraiveeran and H. Lei, Efficient Electrochemical Recovery of Fine Tellurium Powder From Hydrochloric Acid Media via Mass Transfer Enhancement, Sep. Purif. Technol. 2018, 203, 117-123.
  • G. Karunkaran, G. Maduraiveeran, E. Kolesnikov, S.K. Balasingam, et al. Ascorbic Acid-Assisted Eco-friendly Synthesis of NiCo2O4 Nanoparticles as an Anode Material for High-Performance Lithium-Ion Batteries, JOM-The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, 2018 In Press 
  • T. Kesavan,  N. Gunawardhana, C. Senthil,  M. Kundu, G. Maduraiveeran, M. Yoshio, M. Sasidharan, Fabrication of Hollow Co3O4 Nanospheres and Their Nanocomposites of CNT and rGO as High‐Performance Anodes for Lithium‐Ion Batteries, Chem.Select, 2018, 3, 5502-5511. 
  • G. Karunakarana, M. Kundu, S. Kumari, E. Kolesnikov, M.V. Gorshenkov, G. Maduraiveeran, M. Sasidharan, D. Kuznetsov, ZnO/Cu2MgO3 Hollow Porous Nanocage: A New Class of Hybrid Anode Material for Advanced Lithium-Ion Batteries, J. Alloys Compd. 2018, 763, 94–101.   
  • B.Tech: Chemistry (15CY101)
  • B.Tech: Environmental Principle Sciences (15CY102)
Highly qualified/interested research scholars and students are always encouraged to send your curriculum vitae to Dr.G. Maduraiveeran by e-mail.

I thank all applicants for your interests in advance.


Dr.G. Maduraiveeran
Research Assistant Professor
Research Institute & Department of Chemistry
SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu-603 203, India
Office Location: Ground Floor, New Research Building (Besides of Biotech. Engineering Building)